Karen’s role at Beringea is making new investments and working with portfolio companies. Her recent deals include Beringea’s investments into Utility Exchange Online and Monica Vinader and the sale of Tossed. Karen represents Beringea on the boards of BlisMedia, Cross Solar, Eagle Rock Entertainment, Eagle-I Publishing and Cinergy. Karen previously worked as a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group and Kurt Salmon Associates and her previous experience includes the role of Marketing Director for Swiss Army/Wenger watches. Karen has lived and worked in the US, Europe, and Asia, and has an MBA from INSEAD and a BSBA from Boston University.